*******NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 5. All after school activities are cancelled.*******
Dates to Rememebr
February 9: NH Presidential Primary
February 15: Presidents' Day - school open!
February 22-26: school vacation week
AP Honor Roll
Manchester School District is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada honored by being named to the College Board’s 5th Annual Advanced Placement® District Honor Roll for increasing access to advanced placementcourse work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Read more...
Speak Up 2015
The Speak Up National Research Project collects feedback from students, educators and parents. Results are summarized and will be shared with education and policy leaders in NH and Washington, DC in Feb. 2016. Thank you to everyone who spoke up and let their voice be heard!

Manchester School District Announcements

NH Department of Education Smarter Balanced Portal for Information:  http://nh.portal.airast.org/
SBAC Portal

SAT Prep at Khan Academy
Khan Academy offers a FREE official SAT practice test. Practice online - anywhere, anytime!  https://www.khanacademy.org/sat
The Manchester Academic Standards represent the highest level of academic expectations for all students in the Manchester School District. Please v
isit the Manchester School District curriculum web site to view the standards : http://curriculum.mansd.org/manchester-academic-standards
Program of Studies

Program of Studies
: The 2015/16 High School Program of Studies is now online!
Granite State Driving School
Granite State Driving School operates the driver education program in the Manchester School District. Sessions are held at Central, Memorial and West high schools. The cost is $530 per student. Click here to enroll for the dates and locations of your choice!
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The 2016 NH Teacher of the Year is one of our own!

The New Hampshire Department of Education named Ashley Preston, preschool teacher at Parker-Varney Elementary School, the 2016 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year. Preston was chosen from a large group of talented and dedicated educators in the state. The selection committee recognized her ability to help her young students be curious, critical thinkers and problem solvers.

"Preschool students are often underestimated, and I feel fortunate that I can be their voice, help them gain the recognition they deserve, and prove their learning is valuable," Preston wrote in the application.

Preston has been teaching for nine years in Manchester. She looks at the whole child and sees the gains they made then finds ways to help them continue to grow and make progress.

"Ms. Preston is a natural educator," said Parker-Varney principal Amy Allen. "She teaches her students to strive for excellence, to love reading to care about one another."

Preston is New Hampshire's candidate for National Teacher of the Year.